Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

Celebrating TWENTY years of
“Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation”
1996 – 2016

Places to Avoid While Armed

Certain businesses in Michigan have either posted no-guns ‘signs’ or have indicated in their ‘business policy’ that persons lawfully licensed to carry concealed firearms for self defense are not welcome on their property or within their place of business.

This policy of denying Michigan’s most upstanding and law abiding men and women the right to resist criminal attack while shopping or doing business does not create a safe environment, as only law-abiding citizens will obey their signs. “No-Guns” signs simply mean that criminals have a lot less to worry about and may even be emboldened to commit armed criminal acts in these so-called “gun free environments”.

Although most businesses in Michigan have chosen not to post discriminatory signs against concealed pistol license holders, some have. Even though these businesses have the right to post no firearms allowed signs, it does NOT mean that they are “gun free environments” as criminals intent on robbery, or worse, will continue to be armed.View List

Executive Director’s Message

The recent elections have my fellow gun activists asking where we go from here. With Michigan’s executive branch now dominated by a governor and attorney general endorsed by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action and a split federal government deadlocked on even a budget, the chances of major legislative action on firearms becoming law are slim. The most promising venue is the United State Supreme Court where a new majority with an expansive view of gun rights recently agreed to hear New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. City of New York, with the potential for a landmark decision. Read More

Michigan & National News

Assault weapons ban push tests Dem support
2019/02/06 – The Hill
The effort by progressives will pose a challenge for House Democratic leaders and test how far they are willing to go when it comes to gun control.

Kalamazoo Uber driver sentenced to life in prison without parole in shootings that killed 6
2019/02/05 – WXYZ
The former Uber driver accused of a deadly shooting spree was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Tuesday morning.

Man charged with murder after Southfield Freeway shooting kills boy
2019/02/01 – Detroit Free Press
A 24-year-old Detroit man was arraigned Friday in the death of a 3-year-old boy who was shot on the Southfield Freeway.

Gun background check bill has bipartisan support in Michigan delegation
2019/01/27 – WWMT
A new bill that aims to mandate background checks for nearly all commercial and private firearm purchases has bipartisan support within Michigan’s congressional delegation.

Three Separate 2018 Studies Found Zero Evidence That Universal Background Checks Prevent Gun Deaths
2019/01/25 – Truth About Guns
Over this past year, three separate studies investigating the effects of comprehensive background checks (CBCs) have come up with a whole lot of nothing to show for it.